Sands Blog

Welcome to the Sands blog where bereaved parents, their families and healthcare professionals tell their real stories. Our bloggers write their stories on a regular basis and cover a wide range of topics. If you are affected by reading any of the blogs, please do c

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NEW BLOG:  5 Sept - You Can't Qualify Loss by Miriam

Previous Blogs:

 23 Aug -  You WILL Smile Again by Sarah (Ivy's Babcia')

 2 Aug - The 'Secret' World of a Bereaved Parent by Emalynne 

19 July - My Precious Nugget by Ellie

31 May - Vicki Lee Dean by Tracy

24 May - Now and Then by Bex

10 May - A Grandparents Perspective by Lee

 26 April Pure Love For Our Pure Spirit by Kerry

12 April Ask me Again by Samantha

29 March Rainbow Child Questions by Dani

15 March Walking on Water by Alison

 2 March My Loss Part 2 by Mark

14 February - Valentine's Day Coopers Day by Samantha and Paul

18 January - Single Bereaved Mother's and their Ex partners by Emma

4 January -  Thomas Portlock by Mark

29 December - Surviving The Loss of Your Baby by Catherine

21 December - Looking After Yourself at Christmas by Maureen

14 December - Losing Friends as a Single Bereaved Mother by Emma

 7 December - Silent Night by Mel

30 November - Terminating our Baby Boy's Life - Our Story with Spina Bifida by Lucy

16 November - Trying to Conceive following Miscarriages by Emily

 2 November - My Story of Miscarriage by Michelle

19 October - Losing a Lifetime of Dreams by Mel

5 October - Why?? by Diann

29 September - 28 years ago today (30/8/17) by Kathy

21 September - Helpful Tips for Other Single Bereaved Mothers by Emma

11 September - Father's Day 2017 by Ted

7 September - Our Journey Through Miscarriage by Kendall

 28 July - My Story of Pregnancy Loss by Danielle

21 July - Time of Reflection by Therese

22 June  - Things I Wish People Understood Part Two by Suzanna

8 June - Things I Wish People Understood Part One by Suzanna

 19 May - Things I wish I'd known by Ally

7 May - Mother's Day Without My Baby and Without My Mum by Courtney

27 April - Our Angel Twins by Fiona

23 March - The Importance of Time by Tennille

23 February - The Shock..and trying to look beyond the pain by Stevie

9 February Hearts That Were Broken, Hearts That Have Healed by Edwina

26 January - Watching the Calendar Tick Over by Stevie

 12 Jan - Reflections by Genevieve

5 January - Another Birthday Missed by Therese

21 December - Celebrating Christmas by Dominque

19 December - Christmas 2016 by Kristina

 15 December - Christmas is fast approaching by Barry

1 December - Remembering Precious Jethro James short life - by Dominique

10 November - A Dad's Story of Stillbirth by Barry

27 October - Two Years on.. by Jess

13 October - Grieving Still by Therese

29 September - How Can This Make Me a Better Person? by Tennille

 15 September - Miscarry No 2 but Baby No3 by Tiffany

1 September - Just Once by Glenda

29 August - A Dad's Thoughts on Father's Day by Chris

18 August - Am I A Grandma Yet? a poem written by Glenda

4 August - Charlies Tenth Birthday

7 July - After the Miscarriage by Therese

23 June - Dreaming of Being a Mum by Kristina

 9 June - The Wonderment and Confusion of the Loss of a Baby by Therese

26 May - Tired of Grieving by Dani

12 May - Honouring One's Loss by Therese

7 May - Mother's Day by Tiffany

5 May - Untold Stories of Mother's Day by Sarah

21 April - Reflecting over the passt 10 years by Kristina

14 April - A Story of a Medical Termination, by Zena

31 March - A Grandparents Grief by Therese

For a full list of all our blogs and bio's of our bloggers, click here.